Author: Richard Stevenson
was Head of Global PR for ePages. For 14 years, Richard has participated in the web technology industry, working with small companies and the media all around the world to help drive awareness of online techniques for marketing, communication and sales activities.

Further articles from Richard Stevenson


Over 400 attendees enjoyed a deep dive into SMB ecommerce at the Commerce Summit in Hamburg. Global experts covered topics including cognitive digital business, micro-services, cross border ecommerce, psychology of pricing, fraud management, AI and machine-learning.
Experience has shown that creating “personas” can be extremely useful. These are fictional characters meant to represent a particular set of customers. In this article, we show you how to create personas for your online shop.
ePages is proud to share in the success of many thousands of merchants worldwide. We know the importance of publishing your experiences and advice. As a result, we are looking for case study merchants all over Europe and the USA, to show-case to national media and for use in social media and marketing campaigns.
In recent days, ePages was a prominent exhibitor and speaker at important global events for the hosting and cloud industries.  With products and collaborations moving rapidly across the industry, ePages remains at the heart of it.
The forthcoming Commerce Summit 2017 in Hamburg, hosted by ePages, is set to be one of the most hotly anticipated ecommerce events in Europe this year.  A community of world leading experts across many disciplines will gather together with online retailers large and small, to share the most cutting edge and disruptive trends, techniques, technologies and news in the commerce space.
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday – the next days will be an extremely busy period in the retail calendar. These days have now become the official kick off to the Christmas shopping season. Last month, we reported on the different measures you can take to prepare your store for the increase in traffic and interest from online shoppers.
Last month, we had the pleasure of meeting HostingAdvice.com at HostingCon in New Orleans.  The team, based in Florida, have long been regarded as an expert source of buying advice for anyone needing a web hosting or cloud related solution.  Their staff attend product launches and industry expos worldwide in order to bring their audience news on the latest innovations.
ePages has just signed a global deal with Sage, the market leader in cloud accounting software, to offer fully sychronised online orders and accounting processes for ePages merchants.  As a first phase, UK online shop owners can now benefit from greater digitalisation and efficiency by using ePages and Sage One software combined for their retail business.
The e-commerce market is highly competitive. What should merchants consider if they are to beat their competition?
With our apps you can boost the success and revenue of your online shop. We present you 5 of the most helpful apps.